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Gulls

Fascinating animals and as animals are, rather straightforward. If they detect something edible in the water, it's down to survival of the fittest. This series was shot on three occasions on two different beaches and consists mainly of ICMs to register their dynamics.

The Arrival

 

--- 11 Feb 2021, Playa Quemada (E) 👁 more icm ---

Gull landing  on the water

Fly like an angel

Couldn't help it, this one was about to fly right over me. Saw it coming. Angel-like being. Single shot.

--- 9 Feb 2021, El Golfo (E) 👁 more gulls ---

Sea gull in full flight

Painted sea

Back light often makes things complicated for an image, here I was helped by white foam on the waves that formed light trails in the painted sea.

--- 24 Jan 2021, Playa Quemada (E) ---

Sea gull in full flight

Gulls revisited

I can't get enough of them, these sea gulls. Today it was all quiet, no bickering, no fighting, just enjoying the sun.

--- 3 Feb 2021, Playa Quemada (E) ---

Sea gull in full flight

Gliders

So difficult to catch, they're shy and fast. I captured all of them at Lanzarote. As you will see, I can't get enough of them, prepare for a long page.

--- 24 Jan 2021, Playa Quemada (E) 👁 more icm ---

Two seagulls at Playa Quemada Lanzarote

Threesome

 

--- 22 Jan 2021, Arrieta (E) 👁 more icm ---

Three seagulls at Playa La Garita Lanzarote

The Escape

Same three sea gulls. I was wondering why every bird has it wings up. For the picture's sake, I love it. But statistically ...

--- 22 Jan 2021, Arrieta (E) 👁 more icm ---

Three seagulls at Playa La Garita Lanzarote

The Dive

 

--- 1 Jan 2021, Playa Quemada (E) 👁 more icm ---

A gull diving headfirst into the water

The Photo finish

 

--- 1 Jan 2021, Playa Quemada (E) 👁 more icm ---

Two gulls neck-a-neck

The Migrant

 

--- 1 Jan 2021, Playa Quemada (E) 👁 more icm ---

Close-up of flying gull

Flying low

And getting your head down. Apparently it works because he/she flew off with something edible.

--- 28 Dec 2020, Playa Quemada (E) 👁 more icm ---

Landing gull among rocks and weeds

The pas-de-deux

 

--- 1 Jan 2021, Playa Quemada (E) 👁 more icm ---

Two gulls stepdancing

The Translucent

 

--- 28 Dec 2020, Playa Quemada (E) 👁 more icm ---

Flying gull with transparant wing

The Boeing

 

--- 1 Jan 2021, Playa Quemada (E) 👁 more icm ---

Willow

The chase

 

--- 28 Dec 2020, Playa Quemada (E) 👁 more icm ---

Two gulls chasing each other ICM

The Departure

 

--- 28 Dec 2020, Playa Quemada (E) 👁 more icm ---

Gull flying away over breaking wave

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